Patricia's Journey with Invasive Lobular Carcinoma

Patient: Breast Cancer > Invasive Lobular Carcinoma

Patient Info: Living with cancer as a chronic illness (undergoing adjuvant therapy), Diagnosed: over 6 years ago, Female, Age: 78

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    • Patricia
    • Experience with Invasive Lobular Carc...
    about 5 years ago
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    Cancer has spread/Metastasized

    Oh No

    Stunned to learn I had Stage IV lobular breast cancer in my spine, ribs, right lung, stomach, small bowel and colon.

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    • Patricia
    • Experience with Invasive Lobular Carc...
    about 5 years ago
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    Other

    Procedure or Surgery

    Because of the tumor in the colon I had to have a colostomy which I still have and will have for the remainder of my life.

    Went as Expected: Not Specified
    Minimal Recovery: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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    • Patricia
    • Experience with Invasive Lobular Carc...
    about 5 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Received Taxol and Avastin on a three week cycle for 14 months.

    Easy to Do: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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